Sello Lehari News

Schweizer-Reneke teacher says she detests racism as she fights suspension

Six minutes later North west MEC for Education, Sello Lehari, publicly announced on the school hall’s stage that she was suspended.

IOL , South Africa Jan 17, 2019

#SchweizerReneke: Parents, bring your children to school, urges Lehari

North West Education MEC Sello Lehari met various stakeholders at the school on Wednesday in an attempt to calm the tense situation.

IOL , South Africa Jan 17, 2019

WATCH: Residents protest at #SchweizerReneke school

MEDIA: Molaole Montsho/ANA North West Education member of the executive council (MEC) Sello Lehari was holding a meeting with school's management.

IOL , South Africa Jan 16, 2019

Was the right teacher suspended? The facts behind the finger-pointing

“It’s not like the MEC [Sello Lehari] had a crystal ball when he went to the school,” said Lehari’s spokesperson, Freddy Sepang, amid a charge by union Solidarity that Barkhuizen is a “sacrificial lamb”.

Times Live , South Africa Jan 16, 2019

NW education MEC receives interim report into Schweizer-Reneke school

Sello Lehari visited the school again on Wednesday where he met with the school's management and the teacher responsible for the grade R class where black and white pupils were seated at separate tables.

EWN , South Africa Jan 15, 2019

Schweizer-Reneke row: 'I will clear my name', vows tearful suspended teacher

Hermann placed the blame on Sello Lehari, who is the MEC for Education in the North West.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 15, 2019

Suspended Schweizer-Reneke teacher to speak out after going underground

It would also "announce certain steps to be taken" against the North West's Education MEC, Sello Lehari, whose "hasty and populist actions" led to Barkhuizen’s suspension, Solidarity chief executive Dr Dirk Hermann said.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 15, 2019

3 lessons from that Schweizer-Reneke photo

Still, the ANC managed to cause an enormous outcry over the Schweizer-Reneke photo and MEC Sello Lehari was there almost immediately to suspend the (wrong) teacher.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 14, 2019

Racism rife in the sleepy town of Schweizer-Reneke – residents

READ: Viral race row picture only captured a single moment – Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke MEC of education and sports development Sello Lehari suspended the Grade R teacher who allegedly separated the pupils.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 11, 2019

Outrage over apparent 'segregation' in South Africa school

"From the information I got from the meeting, it seems that there are a lot of cases here of racism," provincial Education Minister Sello Lehari said after visiting the school.

Al Jazeera , Africa Jan 10, 2019